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GUDAITIS, Anthony

A Young Man About To Commit Suicide

New York: William Faro, 1932

8vo, pp. 224. Original hessian boards, spine label lettered in red. Paper on rear pastedown a little split at spine.

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2377

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CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri

China In Transition

London: Thames & Hudson, 1956

4to, pp. 144. Original yellow boards, lettered and patterned in red to front panel and spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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3683

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COLLIER, Jeremy

A Defence of the Short View of the Profaneness and Immorality of the English Stage &c

London: Printed for S. Keble at the Turks-Head in Fleet Street, R. Sare at Gray's-Inn-gate, and H. Hindmarsh against the Exchange in Cornhil, 1699

8vo, [iv] 139 pp. [iv].... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£400.00

3195

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STOPPARD, Tom

Rosencrantz and Guldenstern Are Dead

London: Faber, 1967

8vo, pp. 96. Original card wrappers, printed dustwrapper.

First edition, softbound issue, published simultaneously with its hardbound... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£400.00

3048

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PROULX, E. Annie

The Shipping News

New York: Scribner's, 1993

8vo, pp. 364. Original blue stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front panel and spine.

Uncorrected advance proof copy, SIGNED BY... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2682

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Mulliner Nights

New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1933

8vo, pp. 312. Original orange boards, lettered in black and orange-on-black to front panel and spine. Top edge red, leading edge uncut.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Uncle Dynamite

New York: Didier, 1948

8vo, pp. 312. Original red boards, lettered in silver to spine, facsimile signature in silver to front panel.

First US edition, published five weeks after its UK counterpart. The second Uncle Fred novel.

Uncle Dynamite was the first book Wodehouse had published in the United States following his split from Doubleday:

'He blamed the move on 'the Doubleday organisation', which, he felt, was a 'huge factory' that did not care about his books. ... In England, Uncle Dynamite sold as well as Spring Fever, but in America, despite Didier's efforts, sales were not enhanced...' (McCrum)

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2499

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JOHNSON, B.S.

Poems Two

London: Trigram Press, 1972

Small 8vo, pp. 61. Original grey boards, lettered in silver to spine. Green endpapers, illustrated dustwrapper.

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2199

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[ed. SANDERS, Ed]

Fuck You

New York: Fuck You Press, 1963

4to, 46 pink mimeographed leaves, unpaginated, secured by staples running the length of left edge.

First edition. Issue Number 9 of... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£400.00

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WALTON, Isaac

The Complete Angler

London: Strahan & Co., 1844

8vo, pp. 445. Original boards, vellum tips, lettered in gilt on vellum spine. Tissue guards to engravings. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Bookplate... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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MILLIGAN, Spike

The Goon Show: Series Six Number Fifteen: The Hastings Flyer

London: N.p. [BBC], 1955

24 mimeographed pp., secured with split pin to top left.

First edition. Series Six, Number Fifteen, first broadcast on 27 December... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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MILLIGAN, Spike

The Goon Show: Series Six Number Thirteen: The Lost Year

London: N.p. [BBC], 1955

25 mimeographed pp., secured with split pin to top left.

First edition. Series Six, Number Thirteen, first broadcast on 13 December... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£400.00

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GREENE, Graham

1 pp. TLS to David Gothard, co-founder of the Riverside Studios, London

18th August 1988.

1 pp. TLS, 200 x 150 mm, on Greene's headed notepaper bearing his Antibes address. Original envelope not present.

Greene notes in his letter Gothard's recent move from the Riverside Studios to... [more]

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3653

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MILLER, Henry and FRAENKEL, Michael

Hamlet

Santurce, Puerto Rico: Carrefour, 1939

Small 8vo, pp. 230. Original stiff paper wrappers, printed in red and black to front panel. Original glassine wrapper.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3589

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STEWART, Douglas

Ned Kelly

Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1956

8vo, pp. 80. Original pale blue boards, lettered in gilt to spine and Ned Kelly illustration to front panel. Illustrated... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3446

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TAYLOR, Ted

The Trouble With Toby

N.p. [London]: N.p. [BBC], N.d. [1957]

32 mimeographed pp., secured with split pin to top left corner.

First edition. PRODUCTION COPY OF THE TRIAL RECORDING, WITH... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3443

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[contrib. DOYLE, Arthur Conan]

The Strand, Christmas 1920 Issue

London: George Newnes, 1921

8vo, [pp. 1-84 advertisements] pp. 463-580 [pp. 85-136 advertisements]. Illustrated stiff paper wrappers.

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3421

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BROWN, Bob

Globe-Gliding

Diessen: Roving Eye Press, 1930

Small 8vo, pp. 151. Original brown stiff paper wrappers, lettered in gilt to front panel.

First edition of only the second book... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2327

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[contrib. AUDEN, W.H.]

Public School Verse

London: Heinemann, 1924

Small 8vo, pp. 38. Original grey three-quarter boards, printed spine label.

First edition. One of only 500 copies, and Auden's first... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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£375.00

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[Obelisk Press] ANDERSON, Robin

Four Schools

Paris: Obelisk Press, 1935

Small 8vo, pp. 118. Original red stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black on front panel and spine.

First edition. A tirade against the... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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